Thus, the grand fact in natural history of the subordination
of group under group, which, from its familiarity, does not always sufficiently strike us, is in my judgment fully explained.
You, sir, know how necessary subordination
is in any large establishment of servants.
They are brought also into the most perfect discipline and subordination
, especially when their leaders have once got them to their scene of action in the heart of the wilderness.
In an establishment like this, where restraint upon the liberty of the students is reduced to a minimum, it is necessary that the small degree of subordination
which is absolutely indispensable be acquiesced in by all without complaint or delay.
The character of the mob, if it could be called by such a name, was that of attentive subordination